Brandi Carlile

Brandi Carlile

Who is Brandie Carlie?

Brandi Carlile (Brandi M. Carlile) is an American folk rock singer, actor and Americana singer-songwriter.  Carlile is the most nominated female at the 61st GRAMMY Awards including nominations for Album of the Year, Record of the Year (“The Joke”) and Song of the Year (“The Joke”).

What is Brandie Carlie's age?

She was born on June 1, 1981, in Ravensdale, Washington, United States. Brandi Carlile is 38 years old as of 2019.

What is Brandie Charlie's net worth?

Brandi Carlile source of income came from “By the Way, I Forgive You”, “The Firewatcher’s Daughter ”, “Bear Creek” and “Give Up the Ghost ”.According to Forbes, Brandi Carlile earns about $400 thousand. She makes around $500 thousand per year. Her net worth is estimated to be $ 2 million.

What are Brandi Carlie's body measurements?

Carlie is 5ft 6inches tall and she weighs around 54kg. She has black hair and dark brown eyes.

What about Brandi Carlie's family?

Brandi Carlile was born to Teresa Carlile. Her mother is singer Teresa Carlie She was raised in Ravensdale, Washington,  where she was raised with her two siblings Jay Carlile (brother) and Tiffany Carlile (sister).

What was Brandie Carlie's childhood/early life?

Brandi grew up working on how to carve her own niche, including teaching herself vocal lessons, playing music with her siblings, building forts, and playing in the woods. Her mother is a singer and a lover of country music while her brother Jay and sister Tiffany are all talented singers as well. Upon completing her elementary education, Carlile’s mom decided to move her to Tahoma High School to further her education. While she was in school as a teen, the singer was diagnosed with Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), which would impact her studies. She later decided to drop out of school to give her musical ambition the full attention it deserves.

At an early age of eight, Brandi performed her first stage show with her mother by singing iconic country singer Johnny Cash’s song, Tennessee Flat Top Box. By fifteen, she was already writing songs and playing the guitar. Brandi became a backup singer for an Elvis impersonator at the age of sixteen and later taught herself how to play piano at the age of seventeen, shortly after she was introduced to Elton John‘s music.

What about Brandi Carlie's education?

Brandi Carlile was born in Ravensdale, Washington, the United States, which is a small town located 40 miles outside of Seattle where she attended  Tahoma High School but later dropped out to pursue her music career. she used to walk for miles Growing up in the only house for miles, she attended Tahoma High School but later dropped out to pursue her music career.

What about Brandie Carlie's career?

At an early age of eight, Brandi performed her first stage show with her mother by singing iconic country singer Johnny Cash’s song, Tennessee Flat Top Box. By fifteen, she was already writing songs and playing the guitar. Brandi became a backup singer for an Elvis impersonator at the age of sixteen and later taught herself how to play piano at the age of seventeen, shortly after she was introduced to Elton John‘s music.

The singer debuted in 2004 and eventually had her career breakthrough in 2007 with her second album The Story. So far, Carlile’s career timeline boasts six sterling studio albums – Brandi Carlile (2005), The Story (2007), Give Up the Ghost (2009), Bear Creek (2012), The Firewatcher’s Daughter (2015), and By the Way, I Forgive You (2018), for which she received six Grammy nominations (the most nominations for a female in the year 2019) in December 2018, including three of the biggest categories: Song of the Year, Record of the Year, and Album of the Year. The album,  to date, remains the highest charting album of her career while its first single The Joke was included in the year-end playlist of former US President Barack Obama.

What are Brandi Carlie's achievements?

In 2010, Brandi's album, Brandi Carlie(2005) was nominated for outstanding music artist on GLAAD Media Awards. In 2015 her album The Firewatcher's Daughter was nominated for best Americana album on Grammy Awards. Similarly, in 2018 her several albums like: "Brandi Carlie", "The Joke", "By the way, I forgive you" were nominated for various categories on the multiple platforms likes Americana Music Honor and Awards and Uk Americana Awards. Among which Her album "The Joke won International Song of the year by UK Americana Awards. Coming to 2019, she was honored with three Grammy Awards and there are more pending for other various awards.

Is she an activist/philanthropic?

Apart from her music career, she is famed for her philanthropic gestures, Brandi, to date, through The Story Campaign, donates funds to War Child UK. She donates $1 from every concert ticket sale to her own charity home, Looking Out Foundation established in  2008 and has also donated more than $675,000 to War Child UK. Her foundation is known to have awarded grants to organizations such as UNICEF, Doctors Without Borders, Reverb, The Bridge School, the HRC, Honor the Earth, The Women’s Funding Alliance, the American Diabetes Association and other organizations.

Is Brandi Carlile Gay?

Yes, she is a lesbian. She first confessed in an interview in November 2002 and later announced in June 2012 that she was engaged to her sweetheart, Catherine Shepherd. Brandi and Shepherd eventually got married on 15th September 2012, in Boston, Massachusetts. The pair have been enjoying a blissful union since then. Brandi Carlile has an adoptive daughter Evangeline Ruth Carlile who was born on June 15, 2014.

some facts:

She has played in movies as well like: A Star Is Born 2018 and Adrenaline Cowboys: 2004

Brandi Carlile
Quick Facts of Brandi Carlile
Celebrated Name Brandi Carlile
Age 39 years old
Nick Name Brandi Carlile
Birth Name Brandi M. Carlile
Birth Date 1981-6-1
Gender Female
Profession American singer-songwriter
Nationality American
Place of Birth Ravensdale, Washington, United States
Horoscope Gemini
Mother Teresa Carlile
Brother Jay Carlile
Sister Tiffany Carlile
Marital Status Married
Husband Catherine Shepherd
Height 5 ft 6 inch
Weight 54 kg
Education Tahoma High School
Religion Devout Christian
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
Net Worth $ 2 million
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